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Burk Uzzle
Date: American photographer, born 1938
Biography: Born in Raleigh, North Carolina, Burk Uzzle is best known for his affectionate and humorous photographs of American life. He had his first full-time job as a professional photographer at age 17 and was the youngest contract photographer at Life when he was 23 years old. He served as president of Magnum Photos for two terms. One of his favorite subjects is Bike Week in Daytona Beach, Florida, which he photographed for